Red Squirrel Campsite ( Formerly Glenmidge Smithy )
Dumfries and Galloway (Browse area)
DG2 0SW See Map
Tel: 01387 740328 or 07766 986464
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Open: March To Nov
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This is an adults only site.
CCC members only
An extremely pleasant well maintained small family run site, quiet and secluded.
We are situated in a small hamlet in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous countryside, where there is an abundance of wildlife, including the now very rare Red Squirrel. Watch there antics close up.
Exploring the South West corner of Scotland could not be easier from this location, with a wealth of attractions and activities to explore and experience. Watch Hamish produce his prize winning honey or visit his Aipery out on the hill.
A warm welcome awaits you from Hamish and Margaret Steele who are only too willing to help make your's a special holiday.
A Self catering cottage is also available for 2/4 people at a very affordable rate.
Camp Site Facilities include:
New hot shower(for 2016), toilet, washbasin, shaver point, Kitchen area: dish washing, electric kettle, toaster, microwave, 2 ring cooker, fridge and ice pack facilities, phone charging
Internet access available.
Laundry facilities, washer, drying area, chemical disposal point and 14 amp hookups.
Secure bike storage, bike wash and repair facilities.
There are country hotels with bar and restaurant facilities within 2 miles and they offer excellent home made country fare.
A well stocked shop is 2 miles away
Check out The Old Smithy Cottage, Dumfries, and 27 Bay View Cromarty at Holiday lettings.co.uk
Our National Bard Robert Burns lived close by. Visit his farm at Ellisland (4 miles) and museums in Dumfries (8 miles).
The area has an excellent network of quiet country roads, walking, cycling, Birdwatching or just relax and unwind. The Solway coastline is also well worth a visit.
Drumlanrig Catle, Thornhill (8 miles) is a magnificant home to the Duke of Buccleugh set in a beautifully kept estate. With great bike trail and forest walks.
If you need more of a challenge the 7stanes mountian bike trails are within easy reach.
Caerlaverock Castle and Bird Santuary offers a paradise for keen bird watchers.
There are good walks right from your caravan door and excellent river fishing for Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon within 3 miles.
Glenmidge is also a perfect site for stargazers being located in an area with no light pollution.
Please follow the link above to the map for directions.
From Dumfries follow A76 for 7 miles to Auldgirth. At Auldgirth shop turn left (sign posted Penpont/Dunscore) after 1 mile turn right (sign posted Keir/Penpont/Glenmidge)take 2nd left after 1 mile (sign posted Glenmidge) come down into Glenmidge at bottom of hill at the T junction turn right then first left into site
Contact us At firstname.lastname@example.org Or Mob 07766986464
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Find nearest: National Trust Historic Scotland Fuel Pub
Nearest National Trust Scotland Visitor Attractions
Threave Castle & Estate Tel : +441556502575 - 18.62 miles from site Click here for details
Thomas Carlyles Birthplace Tel : +441576300666 - 20.25 miles from site Click here for details
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